From the sea comes a red demon. Certain that the demon is here to devour humans, the villagers are in fear. By the sea live three characters -- A woman, her brother, the village idiot, and a man who gets jealous easily. Miraculously, the trio find themselves communicating with the demon despite not speaking its language. Moreover, they realize it is here on a mission. Meanwhile, the villagers march, torches in hand, ready to kill the demon...
Written by acclaimed Japanese playwright Noda Hideki and directed by Nelson Chia, Nine Years Theatre brings you a tale about man-eating demons and demon-eating men.
Directed by Nelson Chia.
Translated by Neo Hai Bin.
Created by NYT Ensemble Project.
Performed in Mandarin, with English surtitles.
Date and time
3 Mar (Thu) - 13 Mar (Sun) 2016
Tue - Sat: 8pm
Sat & Sun: 3pm
Drama Centre Black Box @ National Library Building
100 Victoria Street, Level 5
1hr 50 mins, no intermission.
Produced by Mia Chee
Written by Noda Hideki
Directed by Nelson Chia
Translated by Neo Hai Bin
Created by NYT Ensemble Project
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Actors of the NYT Ensemble Project:
Mia Chee, Hang Qian Chou, Tay Kong Hui & Timothy Wan;
Set Designer: Wong Chee Wai
Lighting Designer: Dorothy Png
Sound Designer & Composer: Chong Li-Chuan
Costume Designer: Audrey Tang
Photography and Graphic Designer: Ryan Loi
Production Manager: Chan Silei
Stage Manager: Tan Xiang Yi
Assistant Stage Manager: Phua Yun Yun
“Drink and Talk” Sessions
As part of our continuous effort to engage the audiences, and due to our belief that audiences should not merely consume art, but be given the opportunity to discuss art, we will be holding a post-show discussion at the theatre foyer after almost every performance.
Performance license[s] of the play were arranged through Noda Map, Tokyo (www.nodamap.com)